Bunker Complex

NO CEREMONY///

—AWAYFROMHERE

NO CEREMONY/// - Awayfromhere [Feat. James Vincent McMorrow]

Kisses

—Bruins

Kisses - Bruins

Sting

—Why Should I Cry for You?

Sting - Why Should I Cry for You? (Symphonicities version)

Bless you, Sting, for following Peter Gabriel’s lead and converting your hits to orchestral treasures.

Books read in September. Lots o’ goodies this month!
Recommended:
Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling): Because this book made me enjoy the crime novel genre without it feeling so explicitly like a detective series. 
Jonathan Last: Because it blasts away the overpopulation myth and at the same time manages to make me nervous about the upcoming depopulation-caused fallouts/disasters. Good going wobbling that anxiety meter in the other direction.
Naoki Higashida - Because a teenage boy with severe autism answers questions about how he experiences his world.  I’ve worked with kids with autism and you can’t help but wonder what/why regarding their actions and thoughts. 
Adelle Waldman - Because modern feminized hipster men (and the women who created and enabled them) BLOOOW herds of chimps.
Rainbow Rowell - Because all of Rowell’s books are gems.  She’s one of maybe three authors that I happily pre-order books from. Even then I remain unconvinced me that fanfiction is not generally ridiculous and a wee bit sad (when there’s romantic fanfiction out there starring Clay Aiken, revulsion and shivers shouldn’t accompany).
Jeff Lindsay - Because it’s eerier than the Dexter tv series. 
Neil Gaiman - Because the illustrations alone are worth it. 
Graeme Simsion - Because the main guy is a 40 year old Australian professor with Aspberger’s who’s seeking a romantic mate. If you want to know how linear and concrete folks with Aspberger’s see the world, this will do it. 
Brandon Sanderson - Because it’s definitely a whole lot more creative and fun than what’s being churned out recently in YA/Fantasy.

Books read in September. Lots o’ goodies this month!

Recommended:

  1. Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling): Because this book made me enjoy the crime novel genre without it feeling so explicitly like a detective series. 
  2. Jonathan Last: Because it blasts away the overpopulation myth and at the same time manages to make me nervous about the upcoming depopulation-caused fallouts/disasters. Good going wobbling that anxiety meter in the other direction.
  3. Naoki Higashida - Because a teenage boy with severe autism answers questions about how he experiences his world.  I’ve worked with kids with autism and you can’t help but wonder what/why regarding their actions and thoughts. 
  4. Adelle Waldman - Because modern feminized hipster men (and the women who created and enabled them) BLOOOW herds of chimps.
  5. Rainbow Rowell - Because all of Rowell’s books are gems.  She’s one of maybe three authors that I happily pre-order books from. Even then I remain unconvinced me that fanfiction is not generally ridiculous and a wee bit sad (when there’s romantic fanfiction out there starring Clay Aiken, revulsion and shivers shouldn’t accompany).
  6. Jeff Lindsay - Because it’s eerier than the Dexter tv series. 
  7. Neil Gaiman - Because the illustrations alone are worth it. 
  8. Graeme Simsion - Because the main guy is a 40 year old Australian professor with Aspberger’s who’s seeking a romantic mate. If you want to know how linear and concrete folks with Aspberger’s see the world, this will do it. 
  9. Brandon Sanderson - Because it’s definitely a whole lot more creative and fun than what’s being churned out recently in YA/Fantasy.
My 6 month old figuring out she can peek-a-boo right back at us with passion.

My 6 month old figuring out she can peek-a-boo right back at us with passion.

Caveman - I See You

Active Child - Subtle (Feat. Mikky Ekko)

Was this what the human reproductive urge was like, a pointless and powerful desire to replicate wonderful, irreplaceable me, even when the me in question was a monster who truly had no right to live among humans? That would certainly explain how a great many of the monumentally unpleasant cretins I encountered every day came to be.

—Jeff Lindsay, Dearly Devoted Dexter

Magic Man

—Every Day

Magic Man - Every Day

Dating is probably the most fraught human interaction there is. You’re sizing people up to see if they’re worth your time and attention, and they’re doing the same to you. It’s meritocracy applied to personal life, but there’s no accountability. We submit ourselves to these intimate inspections and simultaneously inflict them on others and try to keep our psyches intact - to keep from becoming cold and callous - and we hope that at the end of it we wind up happier than our grandparents, who didn’t spend this vast period of their lives, these prime years, so thoroughly alone, coldly and explicitly anatomized again and again.

—Adelle Waldman, The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.

Young Summer

—Waves That Rolled You Under

Young Summer - Waves That Rolled You Under

Obsessed with this game. 

Obsessed with this game. 

Boy & Bear

—A Moment's Grace

Boy & Bear - A Moment’s Grace